Pengaruh Terapi Kompres Dingin Terhadap Nyeri Post Operasi ORIF (Open Reduction Internal Fixation) pada Pasien Fraktur di RSD Dr. H. Koesnadi Bondowoso

ABSTRACT: Fracture is a break of continuity of bone, usually caused by trauma or physical exertion. Pain is the most common complaint in patients with fracture. One of the interventions that can reduce fracture pain is giving cold compress using a towel put in ice cubes mixed with water and put it on the skin that do for 10 minutes. The purpose of this research was to analyze the effect of cold compress therapy against post operative pain in patients ORIF fracture. This research method was pre experimental with one group pretest-posttest design. The sampling technique was quota samplinginvolving 10 respondents. The independent variable was cold compress therapy and dependentvariable was post operative pain. The data were analyzed using wilcoxon test with significant level of α = 0,05. Mean of respondent pain score before intervention was 3,7 and score after intervention was 2,9. The result showed a significant difference between pretest and posttest (p = 0,005). Thisresult indicates that there is significant effect of cold compress therapy on post operative pain inpatients ORIF fracture. Nurse was suggested to apply cold compress therapy as one of interventions to decrease post operative pain in patients ORIF fracture.
Keywords: ORIF, cold compress, post operative pain
Penulis: Amanda Putri Anugerah, Retno Purwandari, Mulia Hakam
Kode Jurnal: jpkesmasdd170073

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